Welcome to Wakatere!

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About Us

Wakatere is a family sailing club on the shores of Narrow Neck Beach, Devonport.  We have one of the best locations for sailing in New Zealand with a clubhouse on the waterfront and direct access to a wide sandy beach. 

We sail a range of dinghy classes and windfoilers with regular club racing, junior coaching and entry-level learn to sail courses for all ages with an emphasis on fun and adventure. 

Latest News

Picnic in the Compound

Members, join us after club racing this Sunday 5th Dec for an outdoor themed social gathering.  Low key, simple, just to say welcome back, and hello.    Sunday 5th Dec 2021   Opening Day,Read more

Support Our Club's Future

The deck at Wakatere Boating Club is our special place - the heart and soul of our club where everyone comes together.  The place where we meet new people The place where we bump into friends TheRead more

New Designs

Great Christmas gifts for the sailor in your house!   Whether you are heading out for a sail, meeting socially distanced friends or lucky enough to head out of Auckland to a regatta in the nearRead more

New Date for Sunbursts

After much consideration the Wakatere Sunburst Group have decided to defer 2022 Nationals from January, to May 7th, 8th, 9th 2022.   Covid in Auckland and the different alert levels have made itRead more

December Plans

The Sailing Committee intends to resume club racing for members from Sunday 5th December 2021. Alert levels permitting. We may or may not be able to access the hall but are hopeful that restrictionsRead more

Excellence Rewarded

Congratulations to Wakatere members recognised at the 2021 Volvo Sailing Excellence Awards-  "Whether you were first across the finish line or whether you laid the finish line, you have all playedRead more

Duty Roster Rejig

The Sailing Committee has rejigged the club programme with an intention to start club racing from Sunday Dec 5th. Alert levels permitting.  Consequently the Duty Roster for Club Racing has beenRead more

Announcing LTS Term 4

The October school holidays came and went, as did the rest of October but we are excited to finally get our Junior Learn to Sail and Confidence 1 courses underway this week.  We have modified theRead more

Alan Thompson - Slipped Anchor

Life Member and stalwart club volunteer Alan Thompson passed away yesterday. He celebrated his 91st birthday last month and will be fondly remembered by many of us at Wakatere.  ALAN THOMPSONRead more

First Safety Course Cancelled

Due to the current Alert Level restrictions and social distancing guidelines, we are forced to cancel our Patrol Boat Safety Course scheduled for Saturday 13th Nov.  Please continue to registerRead more

Welcome to Term 4 Coaching

Bookings are open for 2021 Term 4 junior & youth coaching at Wakatere at COVID-19 Alert Level 3.  Small groups for all sessions and within Covid-19 Alert Level restrictions.  We have developed aRead more

Covid-19 Update for Wakatere

Alert L3 and Club Patrol Boats The restrictions around the use of patrol boat tiller steers and club buoys has been eased at Wakatere so that class reps are able to take out a boat and a mark or twoRead more

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